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2nd Street Bistro

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201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was very nice and just a couple of blocks off Hwy 2. We have stopped here several times over the past few months since moving to the area. We’ve never been disappointed. They offer a local beer (Doane Bros Beer), which was excellent. The young gentleman, who is the server, is polite and friendly. I had crab cakes,... More 

Thank aerete
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and were up north in Wisconsin for a camping excursion. We had to run into town to grab a couple of items and decided to stop at the restaurant as we were driving by. The food was amazing and the staff made us feel comfortable even thou we were dressed for camping in the woods. Great establishment and... More 

Thank Angela V
Ashland, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the 2nd street bistro. The atmosphere is great for a date night, but also works with kids and families. (especially on live music nights to entertain therm.) The menu is diverse, has fancier items as well as burgers and sandwiches.

Thank Jill G
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an experience, sitting in window seat, viewing storm coming in off the lake, while being serviced a scrumptious white fish salad. And it was fresh, as we were told the fisherman had just delivered it moments before we arrived. Need a unique place for a special date or evening, this is it!

Thank Mary N
Marco Island, Florida
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, I have eaten in most of the great restaurants in America. For a small place in way north WIscosin, this is truly worth a visit. Probably one of the best meals we have had in months, and we live in one of the more "upscale" areas of Florida. If you visit Asland Wi, there is no better place for... More 

Thank Bradford W
Lindstrom, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We had a party of 4 and arrived at 8:00 p.m. for dinner as the restaurant we were planning on eating at could not serve food that night as their hot water went out. We each ordered a glass of wine and then placed our dinner order a short time later. We were all looking forward to a steak dinner... More 

Thank tgalla88
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The Bistro was suggested by a local resident and we arrived early for diner. I ordered a salad with spring greens, vegetables and choice of dressing and grilled Cajun chicken for $12. It was large and very good. I took some with me in the recyclable box they provided. Service was excellent. I will return when I am in area... More 

Thank WisconsinRidgewalker
Hurley, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I called the day before to alert the restaurant that eight of us would be meeting there at 11:00 AM the next day. When we walked in, they were all set up for us, and immediately added another setting when I told him we were nine. Every one of us was happy with our food. Several ordered the special that... More 

Thank Jeanette S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Ashland I cannot say enough about this amazing gem of a restaurant . Paul and his staff welcome us as old friends every time we visit! The menu uses local organic foods including the spices as they are available seas only. Often there is live music to accompany the local artists on the walls and... More 

Thank Julie L
Ashland, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

After months of wanting to try this bistro, my husband and I finally decided to give it a go. We went there Sunday afternoon, around 1:30. The restaurant was pretty empty other than a harpist in the corner, a bartender, and three people at the bar. We were hoping for lunch but found out they only had brunch. The brunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: 715-682-6444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?